African Youth Action Network – AYAN

The African Youth Action Network (AYAN) is a youth peace building and leadership organization that supports and works with young progressive people to create programs and influence policies in the areas of peace, gender and sexuality, health, education, the arts and good governance. The organization promotes, protects and advances young people’s rights by building their leadership, and strengthening youth led initiatives and movements.


  • Peace Building
  • Leadership, Development
  • Livelihoods
  • Advocacy


AYAN Peaceful Coexistence, Kampala, Uganda

  • Bring together different Commuity members, church groups and South Sudan embasy representatives
  • Training Youth Peace Ambassadors

People reached: 50 Youth (32 Male, 18 Female)

Date: November 12th, 2016 - 31 december 2016

Cultural Day, Kiryandongo Refugee Camp, Kiryandongo, Uganda

  • Using culture to preach peace.

People reached: 300 refugees (200 children), 100 adults

Date: December 12, 2017

AYAN Peace Ambassadors Program, Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement

  • Training of peace ambassadors in the refugee settlement

People reached: 100 (35 female, 65 Male )

Date: 24th June, 2017 -July 15th, 2017

AYAN Youth Peace Camp, Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Kiryandongo Uganda.

  • Bring refugee youth leaders together

People reached: 30 Youth Leaders (15 female, 15 Male)

Date: October 20th, 2018 - October 27th, 2018 24th June, 2017 -July 15th, 2017

AFRICA OUT OF COMPLAIN, Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Kiryandongo

  • Skilling refugee youth for self-reliance and conflict prevention

People reached: 20 Refugee Youth (10 Female, 10 Male)

Date: August 09th, 2018 - November 09th, 2018

Skilling the IDPs Kids, Juba POCs and Bentiu POC, Juba, South Sudan

  • Enhancing the Leadership Capacity of the IDPs kids to prevent Conflicts in the camps and when they are reintegrated

People reached: 250 Children (150 Female, 100 male)

Date: June 12th, 2018 - December 31st, 2018